2018 Scholarship Opportunities
The Madison Chapter is pleased to offer scholarships to all Madison Chapter members. Our goal is to encourage and facilitate the continuing education of fundraising professionals in our community. We encourage you to apply for the following prestigious scholarships:
CFRE Certification and Renewal
The Madison Chapter’s Scholarship Committee is offering 2 scholarships in the amount of $700 toward CFRE certification and two scholarships in the amount of $408 for renewal. To apply for this scholarship, please complete this application form and submit to email@example.com.
Diversity and Inclusion
Interested in pursuing a training opportunity in the area of diversity and inclusion? Let us know! We want to offer you a scholarship that will help you develop best practices in this area. Contact us to learn more!
UW Fundraising & Development Conference
Conference Date: May 31-June 2, 2017
Deadline to Apply: May 12, 2017
The Madison Chapter is pleased to offer two $495 scholarships for the UW Fundraising and Development for Nonprofits Conference which will be held May 31-June 2, 2017 at the Union South on the UW-Madison Campus. To apply for this scholarship, please complete this application form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fundraising Day Wisconsin
Conference Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018
Deadline to Apply: July 13, 2018
The Madison Chapter is pleased to offer up to four scholarships for the Fundraising Day Wisconsin Conference in Madison on August 23, 2018. This educational program is jointly sponsored by the Madison and Southeastern WI AFP Chapters and promises to be a top-notch opportunity to learn from nationally-known presenters and network with area development professionals. To apply for this scholarship, please complete this application form and submit to email@example.com.
56th annual AFP International Conference on Fundraising
Conference Date: TBD
Deadline to apply: TBD
The Madison Chapter is pleased to offer one Chamberlain Scholarship to a Madison Chapter member who has not yet attended an AFP International Conference. This scholarship includes the cost of registration ($800) plus a $750 travel stipend.
In addition, the Greater Madison Chapter will be awarding two Chapter Scholarships to attend the 56th annual AFP International Conference. These scholarships also include the cost of registration ($800) plus a $750 travel stipend.
2019 Diverse Communities Scholarship
AFP International is pleased to offer $1,500 scholarships ($799 conference registration fee + some travel expenses) for each of the currently identified AFP diverse communities. Scholarships will be offered in each of three categories:
- The General Diversity Scholarship Fund – reserved for applicants who identify themselves as members of the AFP diversity community of fundraising professionals.
- The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Scholarship Fund – reserved for applicants who are members of the AFP GLBT diverse community of fundraising professionals.
- The African-American Diversity Scholarship Fund – reserved for applicants of the AFP African-American diverse community of fundraising professionals.
Note, applicants apply directly to AFP International, not to your local chapter. For past details and application click here. Please check back for details.
Interested in pursuing a different opportunity for continuing education? No problem! Contact the Scholarship Committee to see if a scholarship may be available. Click here for the General Scholarship Application.
For more information, please contact:
Courtney Polster, Ph.D., CFRE
Scholarship Committee Chair